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You don’t need a car to get to Gram’s Place Bed and Hostel. One can hire a taxi, Uber, a Lyft, take public transit, or walk. We are just a few blocks away from a bus stop on Tampa’s public transit route #1 (“Florida Ave bus). We are only a 15-minute ride from the main public transit hub that’s called the Marion Transit Center. This main bus station is not even 2 miles away and from this hub one can get anywhere in the city or beyond. For scheduling and route information contact HART at http://www.gohart.org/ . Have exact fare ready as bus drivers cannot make change.

City Bus from Tampa International Airport

  • Route 10 runs between downtown and the airport. Service on weekdays begins at 5:30 a.m. through midnight and service on weekends begins at 7 a.m. through 11:30 p.m.
  • Route 30 runs between downtown and the airport every 30 minutes on weekdays and weekends. Service on weekdays begins at 4:30 a.m. through midnight and service on weekends begins at 7 a.m. through midnight.

Once downtown at the Marion Transit Center, Get on The Florida Ave bus #1. Ask the bus driver to stop at the first bus stop past Floribraska Avenue, just 1 mile north. When you get off the bus you will see Plymouth St. Go left (West) 3 blocks to Ola Ave. You are here!

City Bus from the Tampa Amtrak Station

You will arrive at the restored 1912 Union Train Station. If there isn’t a bus available in front of the train station, walk ten minutes to the Marion Transit Center. To walk to the Marion Transit Center from Amtrak, exit Amtrak and find in front of the station Zack Street. Go the only way you can go on Zack Street, which is West, until you get to Morgan Street. Turn right (North) on Morgan Street. 5 streets away will be the Marion Transit Center. Get on The Florida Ave bus #1. Ask the bus driver to stop at the first bus stop past Floribraska Avenue, just 1 mile north. When you get off the bus you will see Plymouth St. Go left (West) 3 blocks to Ola Ave. You are here!

City Bus from Tampa Greyhound Bus Station

Walk to the Marion Transit Center. Go west, 1 block on Polk Street to Morgan Street. Turn right (Go north) on Morgan and walk 4 blocks to the Marion Transit Center. Get on The Florida Ave bus #1. Ask the bus driver to stop at the first bus stop past Floribraska Avenue, just 1 mile north. When you get off the bus you will see Plymouth St. Go left (West) 3 blocks to Ola Ave. You are here!

Arriving by CAR

1. FROM THE NORTH

Take I-275 South to EXIT 46B (old exit 29), that is MLK Blvd. Go west (right turn) ½ mile (3 traffic lights) to Highland Avenue. Do Not turn on Highland Avenue. Go past Highland Ave 2 blocks to Ola Ave. N. then go south (left turn) ½ mile to the corner of W. Plymouth St. & N. Ola Ave.

2. FROM THE SOUTH

Take I-75 North to I-4. Then take I-4 West (towards Tampa,) Just Pass the Ybor City Exit on I-4 get in the right lane. (Note; This is where I- 4 ends at I-275.) Be sure to take I-275 North. The first exit on I-275 North that you will see is EXIT 46B (old exit 29). that is M.L.K. Blvd. Go west (left turn) ½ mile ( 3 traffic lights) to Highland Avenue. Do Not turn on Highland Avenue. Go past Highland ave 2 blocks to “Ola Ave. N”, then go south (left turn) ½ mile to the corner of W. Plymouth Street. & N. Ola Avenue.

3. FROM ORLANDO

Take I-4 West. (Just Past the Ybor City Exit get in the right lane) and then take I-275 North. The first exit on I-275 North that you will see is EXIT 46B (old exit 29), MLK Boulevard. Go west ½ mile & (3 traffic lights) to Highland Avenue. Do Not turn on Highland Avenue. Go past Highland Avenue 2 blocks to Ola Avenue. N. then go South (left turn) ½ mile to the corner of W. Plymouth Street. & N. Ola Avenue. in the N.W. area of Historic Tampa Heights.

4. FROM ST. PETERSBURG

Take I-275 North (Past the I-4 Exit) The first exit After the Exit for I-4 is EXIT 46B (old exit 29), MLK Boulevard. Go down the exit ramp, make a left (west) ½ mile (3 traffic lights) to Highland Avenue. Do Not turn on Highland Avenue. Go past Highland Avenue and 2 blocks to Ola Avenue. Turn left (south) ½ mile to Plymouth Street and Ola Avenue in the N.W. area of Historic Tampa Heights.

5. FROM CLEARWATER

Take Highway 60 East to I-275 North. The first exit past the I-4 exit on I- 275 is EXIT 46B (old exit 29), (MLK Boulevard). Go down the exit ramp, make a left (west) ½ mile ( 3 traffic lights) to Highland Ave. Do Not turn on Highland Ave. Go past Highland Ave and 2 blocks to Ola Avenue. Turn left (south) ½ mile to Plymouth St. and Ola Ave in the N.W. area of Historic Tampa Heights.

Contact Us

Gram’s Place
3109 North Ola Ave. Tampa, FL 33603
Phone: (813) 221-0596
gramspl@aol.com